• Man attacks restaurant worker in row over peas

    Rafike Riaz, a 43-year-old bouncer from Great Lever in Greater Manchester, has been jailed for threatening a Chinese takeaway and demanding money. Bizarrely, the row erupted after the takeaway put peas in his dinner. According to The Bolton

  • Deep fried cockroach in bag of chips leads to £1,000 fine

    Asif Javaid, the 43-year-old owner of Cod Plus in Brighton, has been fined £1,000 and ordered to pay a total of £2,600 after accidentally serving a deep fried cockroach in a portion of chips. Magistrates heard that a customer had bought a bag

  • Refunds for dodgy takeaways cost £291m a year

    Research has revealed that delivering unacceptable dishes to customers is costing the UK takeaway industry as much as £291m a year in refunded meals. 'Being delivered cold food' and 'receiving the wrong food order' emerged

  • Owner of 'filthy' Chinese takeaway banned

    A Chinese takeaway where a chicken was found defrosting in a bucket has been described by a health inspector as one of the dirtiest he had ever seen. The Tiger King in Albert Road, Southsea, Hampshire, was found to have a staff toilet with no

  • Drunk woman bites into car roof

    A young woman has been found guilty of criminal damage after she bit into a car's roof during a roadside

  • Husband killed in crash over takeaway argument with wife

    A West Midlands man has been killed in a car crash after his attention was diverted from the road due to an argument over a